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Welcome to the Xilinx Embedded Vision Portal

Xilinx All Programmable solutions for Smarter Vision put your development team at the forefront of the embedded vision revolution with the unique Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC serving as a foundation building block. Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoCs enable extensive system-level differentiation, integration, and flexibility through a compelling blend of software programmablility via a dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, programmable hardware based on Xilinx’s world-class FPGA technology, and extensive I/O programmability including optional muti-Gbps SerDes ports.

Embedded vision has become an essential requirement for an increasingly vast array of applications and markets in many industries including Aerospace, Automotive, Broadcast, Defense, Consumer, Industrial, and Medical. Xilinx’s All Programmable Smarter Vision technologies enable you to pioneer next-generation of Smarter Vision systems. The inherent flexibility of Xilinx All Programmable devices allow your design team to deliver new vision-enabled products incorporating the latest vision standards, functions, and algorithms much faster than your competitors.

Xilinx has fielded a comprehensive infrastructure of tools and vision-centric SmartCORE IP to help your team get to market first with the best design incorporating the latest, most advanced vision enhancements. The Xilinx Smarter Vision design infrastructure includes the Vivado Design Suite that incorporates Vivado HLS (high-level synthesis), the Vivado IP Integrator for rapid development of proprietary IP, OpenCV (computer vision) libraries, vision-centric SmartCORE™ IP blocks, and a number of specialized vision-centric development kits.

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November 01, 2014

Signs that see and understand the actions and characteristics of individuals in front of them can deliver numerous benefits.


September 17, 2014

Xilinx and its partner Sensor to Image have created hardware, software, IP, and turn-key system solutions for the machine vision market.


July 21, 2014

Vision processors, fed by image sensors and running robust software, are transforming industrial automation aspirations into reality.


June 13, 2014

Kees Vissers of Xilinx delivers a technical presentation at the May 2014 Embedded Vision Summit.


June 02, 2013

Paul Zoratti, ADAS Architect at Xilinx, delivers a technical presentation at the April 2013 Embedded Vision Summit.


May 17, 2013

José Alvarez, Xilinx Engineering Director for Video Technology, delivers a technical presentation at the April 2013 Embedded Vision Summit.


April 08, 2013

Semiconductor and software advances are enabling medical devices to derive meaning from digital still and video images.


March 18, 2013

Machine vision technology is growing in adoption, and it has been and will continue to be deployed in a variety of application areas.


March 07, 2013

Image enhancement functions are key elements of many embedded vision designs in improving downstream algorithms' ability to extract meaning.


October 18, 2012

Dan Isaacs of Xilinx and Michael Fawcett of iVeia co-deliver a technical presentation at the September 2012 Embedded Vision Summit.